The Computer & Information Technology Department is committed to offering courses and degrees which will enable students to be successful in the highly competitive world of information technology.
Information Technology Career Opportunities
The field of Information Technology, or Information Systems as it is often called, is rapidly changing. The curriculum in the CIT Department is designed to enable students to work in this digital environment and to adapt to changes as they occur in this evolving world. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, those with degrees in computer-related areas will find that their employment prospects are greater than average or much greater than average. As technologies become more sophisticated, the need for those with computer degrees will continue to increase.
Computer & Information Technology DegreeOur program includes a bachelor's degree in Computer & Information Technology. In addition, we offer a minor in Computer & Information Technology for students who are majoring in other areas. Finally, we have certificate programs in Computer & Information Technology for those who already have a college degree in a different discipline and in Office Productivity for those who want to enhance their office suite skills.
In today's tough economic climate, those planning to go to college need to consider available career opportunities (pdf). PNC offers a four-year degree and a post-graduate certificate in Computer & Information Technology (CIT) where career prospects are expected to grow much faster than average at least through the year 2016.
Department of Computer & Information Technology
Purdue University North Central
Technology Building, Room 269
1401 S. U.S. 421
Westville, IN 46391
Mark L. Smith
Associate Professor & Chair CIT & ET
Phone: (219) 785-5211
Fax: (219) 785-5539
Amy Bishop, Secretary
Toll-Free in Indiana: (800) 872-1231 ext. 5556
Fax Number: (219) 785-5539